Bath's history dates back to the Roman period when it was known as "Aquae Sulis." The Roman Baths, one of the city's most famous attractions, is a well-preserved Roman bathing and temple complex built around the natural hot springs. The site includes a museum that showcases artifacts from the Roman era.
Bath's hot springs are still accessible to visitors today through the Thermae Bath Spa, a modern spa complex that allows visitors to bathe in the mineral-rich thermal waters, just as the Romans did centuries ago.
Bath is also renowned for its elegant Georgian architecture, particularly the honey-colored Bath stone buildings that dominate the cityscape. The city's Georgian buildings were constructed during the 18th century, and the entire city center has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its architectural significance.
Bath Abbey, formally known as the Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, is a stunning medieval cathedral located in the heart of the city. The abbey's fan vaulting and beautiful stained glass windows are some of its architectural highlights.
Two of Bath's most iconic landmarks are The Royal Crescent and The Circus. The Royal Crescent is a crescent-shaped row of Georgian townhouses, while The Circus is a circular street with Georgian townhouses arranged in a circular pattern.
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